Kōrero: Taxes

Shopping with GST (2 o 2)

Goods and services tax (GST) was introduced on 1 October 1986 at a rate of 10% on all goods and services, with three exemptions: financial services, housing and rental accommodation. This page of a pamphlet explains how income taxes were also reduced at the same time.

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Inland Revenue Department

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Goldsmith, 'Taxes - Labour government reforms – 1984 to 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/23976/shopping-with-gst (accessed 12 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Paul Goldsmith, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 2 Sep 2016